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The persistent ebb and flow in pakistan’s bilateral relations with the united states has almost been anxiety attack symptoms list a constant. From close contacts at the leadership level in the 1960s, to the highly diverse patterns – of the most sanctioned ally, the major non- NATO ally, et al – to the contemporary era of the new alignments inclusive of anxiety attack symptoms list a closer U.S.-india strategic partnership, the american relationship with pakistan had found new lows over anxiety attack symptoms list the years. The transactional relationship often created misgivings and contributed to the anxiety attack symptoms list trust deficit.

In this backdrop, during the run up to PM khan-president trump meeting at washington DC, the expectations were cautiously optimistic at best.


What one noted during the most happening three days of anxiety attack symptoms list the visit were a series of activities, a media stake out, a one-on-one meeting followed by delegation level interaction. It appeared that khan went in with a clear agenda anxiety attack symptoms list of what his priorities were during the visit, some spoken while others unsaid. It appears that he remained focused and was able to anxiety attack symptoms list get what he set as the rungs of his priorities.

It is no rocket science to note that both had anxiety attack symptoms list several similarities in their approach. Trump likes strong leaders who get the job done and anxiety attack symptoms list found khan to be so. It is quite apparent that imran khan remained conscious of anxiety attack symptoms list trump’s personality factor and successfully went ahead to create a anxiety attack symptoms list bonhomie that he had hoped for. An energy filled public event and much publicized meetings with anxiety attack symptoms list pakistani diaspora as well as leading american officials added to anxiety attack symptoms list the general appeal. A certain hope and a sense of warmth has thus anxiety attack symptoms list been generated both on the pakistani side but also perhaps anxiety attack symptoms list at the white house.

The strategy lens would suggest that khan went in with anxiety attack symptoms list an aim to draw attention to pakistan as an important anxiety attack symptoms list state worthy of attention and has been largely successful in anxiety attack symptoms list that. That trump had afghanistan on his mind as a high anxiety attack symptoms list agenda point was easily recognized mutually as a common interest. With the preliminary debates starting for fall 2020 presidential elections, it may be fair to assume that trump would expect anxiety attack symptoms list pakistan to deliver on afghanistan, in a given timeframe. However, there is also a recognition that afghanistan is a highly anxiety attack symptoms list complex issue. While trump would be interested in tangible results allowing smooth anxiety attack symptoms list troops withdrawal, or at least a plan to do so, pakistan’s challenge would be the extent to which it could anxiety attack symptoms list possibly deliver on it, with desired transparency, say by spring 2020.

True to his style, trump pulled out the K rabbit out of his hat, offering mediation on kashmir issue as a possibility. While this may have surprised india, khan’s response successfully identified two issues clearly: one, that it is a lingering issue, but more importantly, that a resolution would be beneficial to over a billion anxiety attack symptoms list people. Khan was also swift in recognizing, and voicing that mediation, not arbitration, had a chance.

In retrospect, one could have almost immediately predicted that an impending indian anxiety attack symptoms list denial was a given. The indian media went into an endless frenzy, thereafter, sending hate signals, calling trump a liar. GOI was questioned by its upper and lower house of anxiety attack symptoms list the parliament. Small wonder that GOI denied any intent for accepting a anxiety attack symptoms list third-party role in bringing this simmering issue back to square anxiety attack symptoms list one. Or did they?

Dismiss the indian uproar, what khan was clearly able to achieve is irreversible – kashmir is an issue that is screaming for the attention anxiety attack symptoms list of the international community for a permanent resolution. Kashmir is the new black now. Pakistani prime minister imran khan and US secretary of state anxiety attack symptoms list mike pompeo hold a meeting at the residence of the anxiety attack symptoms list pakistani ambassador in washington, DC, july 23, 2019. (photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

There have been speculations about the extent to which the anxiety attack symptoms list american bureaucracy – within the trump administration – is aligned to the presidential approach, especially its willingness to execute the spirit of the presidential anxiety attack symptoms list intent. Several indicators suggest that the skepticism is rather rampant. The khan-trump interaction being primarily a white house initiative, implies that the traditional tools of the establishment, a la the state department, may still be nursing its traditional position of mistrust that anxiety attack symptoms list did nothing in the past to mend this relationship. Whether an out-of-the-box approach eventually become sustainable, would depend upon trump’s persistence as well as islamabad’s preparation and employment of its diplomacy at all levels.

Trump signaled the possibility of an enhanced U.S. Trade with pakistan, which requires careful analysis and following up. An obvious question is whether the american signal for bilateral anxiety attack symptoms list trade enhancement will actualize in a near timeframe? Afterall any investment trends would carry the potential to enhance anxiety attack symptoms list the stakes on both sides, thereby resulting into the desire for sustainability.

While more trade can open more doors in general, the biggest challenge for pakistan would be the ability to anxiety attack symptoms list deliver on the trade expectations at three tiers: first, politically, enlarging the trade envelope; second, economically, managing the exports through quality and efficiency, yet more importantly, financially, affording whatever american imports would be relevant for pakistan’s economy. The willingness for further movement is already signaled by pakistan anxiety attack symptoms list through steps that it took in FATF context, to prevent terror financing by proscribing some entities and ordering anxiety attack symptoms list arrests.

A historical prism may remind us of the role that anxiety attack symptoms list pakistan played years ago, in rapprochement between the U.S. And china. With pakistan’s historically close and strategic ties with china, a highly visible mutual interest owing to china- pakistan economic corridor, and now a probability of a reset in pak-U.S. Relations, there is a stronger case for pakistan to play a anxiety attack symptoms list positive role to promote mutual interest between the U.S. And china of sustaining positive trade relations. Any progress in such facilitation, however trivial, can reduce the confrontational temperature between the two big powers.

Since the indian aggression in february 2019, pakistan has been methodical in evading the isolation efforts against anxiety attack symptoms list it, so as to enhance its strategic relevance. During the last six months or so, it engaged with the middle east, the european union, china, russia, and now the U.S. The regional connectivity, through afghanistan, is likely to keep all major stakeholders constructively engaged in anxiety attack symptoms list the region.

The hurdles would of course be brought in by the anxiety attack symptoms list naysayers, to impede any progress on the bonhomie. That could translate into problems both at home and abroad anxiety attack symptoms list – in all probability there could be new impetus to the anxiety attack symptoms list terrorism incidents in pakistan – to distract pakistan from its primary intent and to create anxiety attack symptoms list an environment of uncertainty. It does not need to be over emphasized that an anxiety attack symptoms list anxiety already exists about the possibility of false flag operations anxiety attack symptoms list against pakistan’s interests.

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